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NPC 32nd Annual Conference - Call for Presentations

Call for Presentations

Share your expertise and research by presenting at the NPC Annual Conference!

NPC 32nd Annual Conference
February 10-12, 2021
Loews Coronado
Coronado, California

The NPC is seeking manuscripts and presentations covering a range of swimming pool plastering-related subjects to ensure that delegates are offered the most innovative, timely, and relevant issues in the pool industry today. The NPC Annual Conference is an important educational event that offers a forum for cementitious pool industry professionals to exchange new ideas, innovations, processes, and technologies. The 2021 NPC Annual Conference is expected to attract more than 500 cementitious pool and spa professionals within the swimming pool community.

Based on the submission of abstracts, selected individuals will be invited to submit their paper and deliver presentations at the Annual Conference February 10-12, 2021. Presentations will be selected based on the specific criteria, including relevance, originality and non-commercial tone and content. Abstracts will be reviewed and evaluated by the Education Committee of the National Plasterers Council as they organize the program for the 2021 NPC Conference.

Guide for authors:

  • The deadline to submit abstracts is July 1, 2020
  • To submit an abstract, please complete the form below.
  • The abstract must include sufficient detail to permit a thorough review and evaluation of the presentation's proposed content and significance
  • Abstracts should be no longer than 150 words.
  • Conference classes are 90 minutes and  should include time for Q&A

Important Dates:

  • Deadline Submission: July 1, 2020
  • Notification of Acceptance: August 1, 2020

Criteria for Presentation Selection:

Relevance Accuracy Practicality Case Histories User Experiences Industry Applications Focus Quality Completeness of Abstract Usefulness Non-commercial tone and content Uniqueness Timely submission of application/abstract

Presenters are encouraged to challenge every facet of the cementitious pool industry to raise its level of expectations, quality and performance.